Near Moulton in Lavaca County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Moulton Baptist Church
Organized 1873 by 25 former members of the Live Oak Church located near Nickel, Texas. Two-story structure built 1873-74; cornerstone laid January 31, 1874. Upper story used by Masonic Lodge until 1894; later served as schoolroom; removed about turn of century. Braces placed in structure after 1886 storm. Lower floor used continuously since 1874 as Baptist church. Congregation celebrated 75th anniversary on October 24, 1948.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3772.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education.
Location. 29° 35.25′ N, 97° 10.587′ W. Marker is near Moulton, Texas, in Lavaca County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1680 and County Highway 287, on the right when traveling south on Highway 1680. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moulton TX 77975, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Moulton (here, next to this marker); Issaac D. HamiltonOld Moulton Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Dr. Hugo J. Strieder (approx. 1.6 miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sam and Will Moore Institute (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell (approx. 1.8 miles away); Zion Lutheran Church (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moulton.
Also see . . . Old Moulton Texas. Founded in the 1850s, the place once known as “The Queen of the Prairies” is one of the oldest settlements in Lavaca County and was a noteworthy contributor to the rich history of this area. Source: TexasEscapes.com (Submitted on January 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.